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November 7th, 2012

WV Voters Finally Cast Out AG McGraw, and Other Good & Bad Election News from Judicial Hellholes

Voters in perennial judicial hellhole West Virginia have finally had enough of long-serving anti-business Attorney General Darrell McGraw. Californians rejected trial lawyer-written, lawsuit-promoting Proposition 37. And Madison County, Illinois voters incredibly retained shamed pay-to-play Judge Barbara Crowder who fomrerly oversaw the small rural county’s crooked and largest-in-the-nation asbestos docket . . . → Read More: WV Voters Finally Cast Out AG McGraw, and Other Good & Bad Election News from Judicial Hellholes

October 17th, 2012

Group Working for ‘Judicial Integrity’ in Madison County Getting Media’s Attention

With election season heading for the homestretch, a grassroots group in once-and-future judicial hellhole Madison County, Illinois continues to garner plenty of regional media attention as it works to convince voter’s there to vote “no” on four judges up for retention . . . → Read More: Group Working for ‘Judicial Integrity’ in Madison County Getting Media’s Attention

September 24th, 2012

Grassroots Group Working to Unseat 4 Madison County Judges up for ‘Retention’

A grassroots group calling itself Citizens for Judicial Integrity (CFJI) is now actively working to unseat four judges in Madison County, Illinois, a jurisdiction cited almost annually as a Judicial Hellhole . . . → Read More: Grassroots Group Working to Unseat 4 Madison County Judges up for ‘Retention’

January 19th, 2012

Madison County Judge Removed from Asbestos Docket

Just before the latest Judicial HellholesĀ® report was released last December 15, Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder was barred by Chief Judge Ann Callis from presiding over the the nation’s largest asbestos docket in the wake of a campaign contributions scandal.

. . . → Read More: Madison County Judge Removed from Asbestos Docket